July 4, 2010

Admiring the View

Astoria and Youngs Bay Bridge, 2010

Happy Indepence Day to my American friends! In your honor I post this wonderful view from the highest point in Oregon over the town of Astoria and Youngs Bay Bridge. I spent three days exploring this charming area in January with THE expert: my lovely friend Sheryl, who blogs about this town daily. Needless to say, we both carried our cameras and had a hoot.

If you want to see more interesting bridges, or post your own, go to the internet meme Sunday Bridges hosted by Louis.

13 comments:

Oakland Daily Photo said...

That is quite a span. The Columbia River is so impressive.

cieldequimper said...

Oh yes, now I wish I could be on my way to either Oregon or WA. Very nice 'long' view.

Chuck Pefley said...

Cool view! I've been through Astoria many times, but never stopped for long. I'm quite curious about this location. Surely not part of their famous column .......

Luna Miranda said...

awesome photo.

Irene said...

Beautiful view .... and brigde too! Wish you a great Sunday!

Indrani said...

Great scenic shot!

Kaori said...

That is such an interesting bridge, how it suddenly dips so low. And needless to say, that's a fantastic view :-D

tapirgal said...

Francisca, what a nice surprise and thanks for the link!

@ F., you must be up too late again. This is clearly the tallest point in Astoria, but Oregon has many tall volcanic and non-volcanic mountains.

@ Chuck, this IS from the top of the column.

Elisa said...

Hi!
Today I share with you "The Sunday Bridge" at Louis Blog.
Nice view!
Best regards from Argentina
Elisa

Linnea W said...

Wonderful view. I've never been to Astoria, but I hear that it is such a picturesque town. I've travelled along the Columbia River, which is a massive waterway. That's a nice bridge they've got there and it must make life a lot easier for the residents! Thanks for stopping by at my bridge. Enjoy the day.

Louis la Vache said...

«Louis» thanks you for this fine contribution to Sunday Bridges and he hopes you'll participate again!

Ann said...

You lead a very interesting life, trotting round the world. Where were you in Canada? I was in Windsor Ontario.

Thanks for visiting?

Luckaa said...

Fantastic view! Great.